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This accessible, easy-to-use liturgical aid provides a practical tool for priests, deacons, and lay pastoral ministers as they help grieving Catholics plan the funeral of a loved one. Families can select the readings and prayers that they find most fitting and record them on an easy-to-follow selection sheet. This sheet is then passed on to the presiding priest or his designate so that he can prepare the liturgy. Paperback; 128 pgs.
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ABC's of Healthy Grieving: A Companion for Everyday Coping by Harold Ivan SmithNationally recognized grief educator Harold Ivan Smith brings over twenty-five years of professional experience in grief recovery to ABCs of Healthy Grieving. Seventy-two brief suggestions for healthy grieving, each two-pages in length and titled starting with a letter of the alphabet followed by an "I Can" statement, encourage those suffering the loss of a loved one to grow through grief spiritually and...
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An Empty Cradle A Full Heart: Reflections for Mothers and Fathers after Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Infant DeathNearly a million parents suffer a miscarriage or infant death each year, and the grief and emotions experienced after a miscarriage or the death of an infant are often hard to express. This collection of more than a hundred short meditations beautifully interweaves the very real feelings of bereaved parents with Scripture passages that provide comfort, direction, and a sense of...
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Kate Merrick examines the Bible's gritty stories of resilient women as well as her own experience losing a child,a journey followed by more than a million on prayfordaisy.com,to reveal the reality of surprising joy and deep hope even in the midst of heartache.
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Compassion in the face of pain, anguish, or unspeakable evil often produces confusion and bewilderment: How can someone endure such unjust suffering with such calm? Wouldn't it be more natural, and more proper, to not be calm at all? In Compassion, Christina Feldman draws over 30 years of experience as a Buddhist to explain how ordinary people are able to use compassion to overcome negative feelings like tragedy, pain, and terror. Feldman first examines compassion itself, using Buddhist texts...
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Facing Cancer with God's Help (Memorial Edition): A Personal Journey
by Jeanne Carol Martin
We all need God's help, but that need is most keenly felt at times when we are suffering and are afraid. A life threatening illness placed Jeanne Martin on a personal journey that led her to a closeness with God that gave her hope, taught her to trust, and filled her with peace. Jeanne shares her story in Facing Cancer with God's Help.Jeanne lost her battle with cancer in February 2004, in this new,...
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Finding Your Way After Your Parent Dies: Hope for Grieving Adults Author: Richard Gilbert Rev. Richard Gilbert has created a compassionate guide for those struggling with the loss of a parent. Bringing many years of experience in bereavement counseling, Gilbert sketches out some of the issues that arise in the wake of a parent's death and offers practical suggestions for navigating these difficulties. From the disorientation that can come immediately after death to relating to the surviving...
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Gentle Keeping: Prayers and Services for Remembering Departed Loved Ones Throughout the Year Author: Mauryeen O'Brien, O.P. At last a book of simple prayers and prayer services for those who mourn that is intended for use at the dining room table or on the living room couch. Author and bereavement ministry leader Mauryeen O'Brien offers grieving loved ones words for remembering those who have died. Designed for use in the home with family and friends, Gentle Keeping offers comfort for the...
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For fifty years Good Grief has helped millions of readers rediscover hope after loss. Now this classic text is available in a new edition. The anniversary gift edition includes space for readers to record thoughts about their personal experience with grief.
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GRIEF: Wisdom From the Sages
An anthology of the wisdom of poets, philosophers and theologians who endured life’s most painful experiences. 72 pages. Author: Barbara R. Wise
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Grieving At ChristmastimeBy Dwight DanielsChristmas is a time for rejoicing, but it can also be a stressful time, even under the best of circumstances. When you are grieving the death of a loved one, Christmas can be particularly challenging. In this book, you'll find gentle, practical, hope-filled guidance that suggests ways to recognize the season while also acknowledging and responding in a healthy way to the sadness and grief in your heart. 88 pages; 4" x 6"
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Each devotion includes:
Scripture passage and prayer
Steps Toward Healing questions
Space for journaling
Readings for holidays and special occasions also included
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Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through GriefAfter suffering the loss of her 16-year-old daughter in a horse-riding accident, Hickman began the long and painful journey through her particular "valley of shadows." With a heart to help others process their grief, she offers 365 daily meditations, quotes, and brief prayers that helped her move with courage down the road to recovery. 384 pages, softcover from William Morrow. ...
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For anyone who is grieving the loss of beloved pets, this bestselling little book offers wisdom, comfort, and the reassuring hope that we will see our cats and dogs and other animals in heaven.Friar Jack Wintz has been pondering this for years, and he is convinced that God's loving relationship with creation includes the afterlife. Here, Friar Jack traces the history of God's fatherly care for his creatures—from thr Garden of Eden, to Noah and the Ark, Jonah and the Whale, and the life and...
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May You Find Comfort: A Blessing for Times of Grieving Author: Joyce Rupp Bereavement ministers, parish nurses, priests, deacons, and other members of pastoral teams will appreciate this simple booklet as a gift for the bereaved. It offers an elegant prayer and meditation in a beautiful layout, expressing the deep care and concern of the faith community.Joyce Rupp is well known for her best-selling books on spiritual growth, but she is also the author of numerous books on grief and...
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Mortal Blessings: A Sacramental Farewell Author: Angela Alaimo O'Donnell Winner of a 2015 Catholic Press Award: Family Life Category (First Place). In this lyrical adieu to her mother, renowned Catholic essayist, poet, and professor Angela O’Donnell explores how the mundane tasks of caregiving during her mother’s final days—bathing, feeding, taking her for a walk in her wheelchair—became rituals or ordinary sacraments that revealed traces of the divine. With Joan Didion’s grasp of grief, the...
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Fr. Joe Kempf gives us an excellent resources for both adults and kids to help us deal with loss. Fr. Joe really understands the grieving process and offers excellent advice for those at any stage of that journey. Paperback; 102 pgs.
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Now That You've Gone Home: Courage and Comfort for Times of Griefby Joyce RuppBuilding on the success of May I Walk You Home? (50,000 copies sold since 1999), this collection of twenty-five stories of loss picks up where the first book left off, helping readers to navigate the bewildering landscape of grief once a loved one has died. Each story by hospice educator Joyce Hutchison is complemented by prayers and meditations composed by Joyce Rupp, best-selling author and spiritual guide....
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Praying Our Goodbyes: A Spiritual Companion Through Life's Losses and SorrowsAuthor: Joyce Rupp With 250,000 copies sold, this new edition of Joyce Rupp’s most popular book offers a fresh opportunity for readers to reflect, ritualize, and reorient themselves as they navigate life’s inevitable changes. Everyone has unique goodbyes—times of losing someone or something that has given life meaning and value. With the touch of a poet, Joyce Rupp offers her wisdom on "these experiences of leaving...
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THE FUNERAL RITES
Contains sections from the Order of Christian Funerals Vigil for the Deceased and Rite of Committal, as well as General Norms for Catholic Funerals.Product Code: 81/04ISBN: 9780899420813Pages: 80Author: INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON ENGLISH IN THE LITURGYSize: 4 3/8 X 6 3/4Color: BLUEBinding: PAPERBACK
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When God & Cancer Meet: True Stories of Hope and Healingby Lynn Eib A book of powerful stories about cancer patients and their families who have been touched by God in miraculous ways—some in their bodies, others in their minds, all in their spirits—offers inspiring testimony that, when God and cancer meet, cancer is conquered. The author, herself a cancer survivor, gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse of 18 personal encounters with God. ...
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When God & Grief Meetby Lynn EibFrom the author of When God & Cancer Meet comes this powerful message for mourners. Each chapter contains inspiring real-life stories of grievers from all walks of life who have faced difficult losses. The focus of the stories is not the circumstances of how the loved ones died, but how those left behind are finding the strength to continue living without them.Written in the heartfelt, hopeful style for which Lynn Eib has become known, this book contains warm...
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Many of us will grieve the death of a friend. Yet, this particular kind of grief is not recognized as often as that experienced when a spouse, child, or parent dies. Grief counselor and speaker Harold Ivan Smith has worked with "friend grief" both professionally and personally. In this short volume, he offers comfort and encouragement to those who have lost a friend by validating their grief, urging them to give their grief a voice, and remembering their friend.Paperback.
When Your Friend...
WHILE THEY LAST!
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Losing a grandparent is often a child’s first experience with grief. The ordeal can be as bewildering as it is painful. Explaining what happens from a child’s-eye view, the little elves in this book depict the difficult days before, after, and beyond a grandparent’s death. They explore the meaning of death and heaven, as well as how to stay close in spirit with a grandparent who has died. With ideas for action and questions for discussion, this creative guide will help you help your grieving...
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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?By: Melvin TinkerWhy is doing good no guarantee for an easy life? One of the most common objections to the Christian Faith is "If God created the universe, and is still in control of it, then why does he allow the suffering and injustice?" Melvin Tucker considers the different opinions people have before investigating the biblical answers about a crucial topic that needs to be faced by an evangelistic church. He looks at the situations biblical...
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A Universal Question, thoughtfully answered!What do you think: Will we see our dogs and cats in the hereafter? Does God's plan for eternity include the created nonhuman world? Franciscan friar and popular writer Father Jack Wintz brings a love for all creation and infectious enthusiasm to the serious task of exploring answers to these long-asked questions,In Will I See My Dog in Heaven? Father Jack admits that no one really knows what God has in mind for us in the next life. But in ten...
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Finding Your Way After Your Spouse DiesAuthor: Marta Felber There is nothing you need more than the warm, reassuring voice of one who has traveled this path before. . . and survived after suffering the death of a spouse. In Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies, Marta Felber offers just such a voice-caring, hopeful, always pointing ahead to a tomorrow that will be a little easier than today. Having experienced her own spouse's death, Felber is never glib or simplistic. She knows the grief...
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A self-help book that has helped hundreds of thousands of readers. Its succinct, meaningful guidelines and hope-filled illustrations have reassured those who grieve that out of their pain can come profound, transforming healing.By Karen Katafiasz. A gift book, a self-help book that has helped hundreds of thousands of readers. Its succinct, meaningful guidelines and hope-filled illustrations have reassured those who grieve that out of their pain can come profound, transforming healing. 88...
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As a mother who has suffered with loss on many levels, Kathe Wunnenberg knows from firsthand experience that there are no easy answers for those who mourn. Her tender and comforting devotions will help you deal with your grief and find hope and strength in God.Grieving the Loss of a Loved One is a devotional for those who know the acute heartache that accompanies loss. Using Scripture verses from multiple translations, these thoughtful devotions will help you walk through the stages of grief,...
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Everyone has heard of the golden streets and pearly gates of heaven, but what will eternal life actually be like? Trusted pastor and bestselling author, Dr. Charles Stanley, explores the immeasurable perfection of the life Jesus promised in our heavenly home in this beautiful new book, The Gift of Heaven.